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2013 International Essay Competition on Gravitation

2013 International Essay Competition on Gravitation


In 2013, for our sixty-fourth competition, the trustees of the Gravity Research Foundation are offering five awards for short essays for the purpose of stimulating thought and encouraging work on gravitation. The stipulations follow.


Any topic on the subject of gravitation, its theory, applications, or effects


Gravity Research Foundation


The   First Award will be $4000.00
The   Second Award will be $1250.00
The   Third Award will be $1000.00
The   Fourth Award will be $750.00
The   Fifth Award will be $500.00


1 April, 2013


  • We will make these Awards on May 15, 2013 for the best well-written essays, 1500 words or less (excluding abstracts, diagrams, references and minimal equations), on the subject of gravitation, its theory, applications, or effects.
  • Essays must be in English and e-mailed in a single PDF file.
  • Early submission is desirable.
  • One essay only will be accepted from each author.
  • Notify us within 24 hours if you do not receive an e-mail confirmation of your submission.
  • Title pages should include essay title; authors’ names, complete mailing and e-mail addresses; submission date; an abstract of 125 words or less; and the statement: “Essay written for the Gravity Research Foundation 2013 Awards for Essays on Gravitation.” Pages should be numbered.
  • The decision of the judges will be final and no reviews or comments will be provided.
  • Please check the winners’ announcement to be posted on our website: around May 15, 2013. We will also attempt to send all participants a general e-mail notification.
  • The five award-winning essays will be published in a special issue of the International Journal of Modern Physics D (IJMPD).
  • Authors of essays designated Honorable Mention will be invited to submit their essays to the IJMPD where these may undergo additional refereeing at editorial discretion for possible publication. Authors of all other essays are free and encouraged to publish their essays after May 15th.
  • Submission e-mail address: George M. Rideout, Jr., President


Got a query? Submission e-mail address: George M. Rideout, Jr., President via


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